Skip to comments.Romney Gains 6 Points During Convention
Posted on 09/01/2012 10:46:10 AM PDT by GVnana
At the end of last week, Barack Obama held a 3-point lead over Mitt Romney in Rasmussen's Daily Tracking poll. Romney, however, is enjoying a modest bounce from the RNC convention and today, has reversed the numbers and now leads Obama by 3 points. In other words, a six point swing to Romney during convention week.
I should note, however, that Rasmussen's tracking poll is based on a three-day average, so most of the interviews in today's poll were conducted before Romney formally accepted the GOP nomination on Thursday. That night, featuring speeches by Romney, Sen. Marco Rubio, Clint Eastwood and personal testimonials was the strongest night of the convention.
The full extent of Romney's bounce won't likely be known until Monday and Tuesday, just as the Democrats are set to begin their convention in Charlotte.
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Isn’t that about what McCain did? Still a long way to go, and more shenanigans to defeat.
More than ever, I say this election is Romney's to lose.
Romney has more campaign cash than McCain, he is not short, bald and ugly, is much more pro-business than McCain, and has a proven successful executive experience record versus zero for McCain.
I have a hunch we might get 300+ EV on November 6th.
McCain lost it when he suspended his campaign to go back to Washington, during the whole TARP thing, and did..........nothing.
I expect them to create more division between rich and poor and more dislike of business. That's not going to go over well.
Or, as the Lame Steam Media would say:
“No bounce at all...and could actually be counted as a loss.”
McCain suspended his campaign, and never restarted it.
McCain was consistently polling ahead of Obama until the “financial crisis” and the suspension of his campaign. It was all over after that.
Dummie math if funnie math. LOL. You are probably right.
McCain blew the election in the first five minutes of the first debate. I remember the question: “What would you do about the financial crisis?” He should have proposed market-based solutions, opposed TARP (which was hugely unpopular) and said “bankers who make bad decisions with other people’s money should lose their jobs.” Instead he fumbled around with some incoherent gibberish. I knew then it was over. He went into the debate with a lead, and came out in the hole. The whole ridiculous thing about “suspending the campaign” didn’t help.
But don’t underestimate the importance of the debates. I truly think that 0bama, Reagan and Kennedy all won their elections at the debates. Romney needs to bring his “A” game because he’s playing against the panel as well as 0bama.
They had Obama sweating it and the wheels were coming off prior to that fateful September 15 weekend. Obama thought Palin was going to steal the young white female vote right out of his basket, with the insulting “lipstick on a pig” and sordid fish-stinking comments revealing his turmoil.
“Romney needs to bring his A game”
Did you see that Robert Reichssshhhhh of all people expects Romney to trounce Obama in the debates?
To which end, has it ever occurred to you that, maybe, just maybe, the Democrat functionaries pulled the plug on Fannie and Freddie when they were told?
The failure was apparently obvious months earlier. Or they probably could've kept up the facade past election day.
But, for some reason, they decided to take Fannie & Freddie down on September 6 -- immmediately after the conventions and at the very beginning of the election season.
I wonder why...???
I did not know that, but I have mixed feelings. It’s been a while since I believed anything that hissed out of Riechsssshhhh’s mouth.
to all-— I still think Soros was heavily involved in the huge drop in the market. That is what he does. He’s a low, evil man and you noticed how Ozippy was calm as a cucumber and why wasn’t there any GOP to follow the money.
McCain did WORSE than nothing during the TARP fiasco. He managed to drag 0bama into acting presidential when they did the foolish WH meeting.
That, and his prohibiting his campaign and Sarah from criticizing anything about Zero, clinched the loss.
By the way, the layoffs also coincided with the realization by Main Street that a Marxist was about to become president.
I agree with your analysis. His refusal to let Palin be herself, together with his stupid stunt during the meltdown lost him a lead that he never would have had if it had not been for Palin. I think Obama remembers, too, and will try to engineer some kind of crisis to try to get people to rally around him. Whether it will work this time remains to be seen. I don’t doubt that Romney is capable of doing something stupid, but he is more determined than McCain was. He also has going for him that people would vote for anything that breathes over 4 more years of Obama, so Romney might win in spite of mistakes he might make.
He managed to drag 0bama into acting presidential when they did the foolish WH meeting.
well said, and a huge mistake
I dunno, but I FINALLY got called by a pollster this past week. And it was a pleasure to emphatically state my support for Romney/Ryan.
I’m going to give Romney credit here ...he didn’t give up. He’s been at this for 2 elections. He really wants it — and i believe he’s going to work his hide off. So will Ryan.
They might not do everything right, but it just CANNOT, WILL NOT be the disaster that we’ve seen these last 4 years.
No. I think that's what Sarah Palin did. IMO McCain never really wanted to be POTUS, he just wanted to be the Nominee. It was his 'revenge' for the trouncing he got 2000.
*** Still a long way to go, and more shenanigans to defeat. ***
True, but the lower
Oba Axelrod goes with his lying gutter ads, the lower Barry's poll numbers go. He's already written off White Middle Class voters and the 'Youth Vote' basically loath him now. Barry and Axelrod think the Leeches, Moonbats, Sluts and 'women', Gays, and 'Minorities' can win it for him (along with MSM help). Problem is those percentages don't add up to a majority -- even if their turnout was huge.
Not to mention his pet monkeys in the MSM are going insane right on TV. They're so desperate they're acting like Mentally Ill children, or doing a Comedy Routine at Club Ha-Ha on amateur night.
And now Romney's free to spend the gazillions he's been sitting on (by law), while Barry's flooded the air waves with BS and now has to beg for $3.00 from his wacky base. Plus, Brainiac Biden and him are speaking to empty auditoriums and giving tickets away for free just to fill some seats.
Granted it won't be a cakewalk for Romney but Barry is through and he knows it.
(My fear is what he'll do after he loses and is a lame duck from Nov 7, 2012 to January 20, 2013. We know he doesn't give a sheet about any law or the constitution. The pot-head commie may go postal on America)
“I have a hunch we might get 300+ EV on November 6th.”
That would mean the Hated Left would go into a coma for a decade. Can’t say I’d miss them.
Man, I just can’t wait! I just can’t!
I agree that Obama will be very dangerous after the election if he loses.
McCain, the LOSER, WANTED to LOSE!!! I can’t stank looking at him.
McCain never wanted to win in 2008. He was wayyyy too enthralled with 0bama. Key to his defeat was that inexplicable suspension of his campaign to attend that bailout conference, the muzzling of Sarah Palin and his head scratching-inducing comment that America had nothing to fear of an Obama presidency.
The biggest difference (and it is big indeed),
is that Romney is actually running AGAINST Obama,
whereas McCain was preparing his own followers for his
defeat, as he continued on, looking from time to time like he was actually campaigning FOR Obama/
The ONLY thing that kept McCain afloat as a potential winner, was, of course, Sarah Palin, who was cynically used and abused.
I’m not sure McCain ever had a chance, though...remember , Obama had no “record” at that time, and McCain’s rickety “gravitas” was no match for Obama’s “charisma”.
Defeating Obama is much easier this time, and the Team to do that is much more serious, even granting that there will be
missteps, and opportunities lost, it seems impossible that Romney could lose this election.